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UK-based Nigerian researcher puts Africa in the limelight with paper on i-deals

Dotun Ayeni’s paper titled ‘Temporal contexts and actors vis-a-vis i-deals’ timing and creation: Evidence from Nigeria’ was accepted by the influential journal Group & Organization Management in July 2022 and published on September 26. The journal is an international forum for the latest research and analysis in organisational behaviour, organisation theory, business strategy, and human […]

Lagos and Abuja to play host to PMI Nigeria Chapter Expo 2022

The need to address lingering challenges in project management will be at the centre of discourse during the Project Management Institute (PMI) Nigeria Chapter Expo 2022. Speakers Anthony Okungbowa, Head of Service, Edo State, Precious Ajoonu, Managing Director, John Odigie Oyegun Public Service Academy, Edo State, Dr. Edmund Otaigbe, Group Head, Risk Management & Project […]

Africa’s infrastructure imperative to drive demand for project management skills

Around the world, a widening gap exists between the need for project management professionals and the available workforce to fill these vital, rewarding roles. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the global economy needs 25 million new project professionals by 2030, as increasing jobs require project management-oriented skills. The rapid expansion stems in part […]

BHM Congratulates Ẹnitan Kẹhinde on Intercontinental Young Changemakers Award

BlackHouse Media (BHM), Africa’s first global integrated communications company, has congratulated the General Manager and Lead Consultant of its UK operations, Ẹnitan Kẹhinde, who has just been announced as the winner of PRovoke’s Young Changemakers Award in partnership with WE Communications.   An astute professional with over six years of experience, working in the UK […]

Shoprite Announces Circle Mall Store reopening 24 months after looting incident

… Company plans to open more stores in the coming months   Retail Supermarket Nigeria Limited (RSN), the owners of Shoprite Nigeria, have announced the reopening of its store in Circle Mall in Jakande, Lekki after a 24-month-long closure. The decision to close the mall came following a series of looting incidents that occurred on the […]

Coursera partners with NITDA to drive Nigeria’s digital economy growth, tackle youth unemployment

Coursera Inc., a global online learning platform, today announced that it is partnering with Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), to facilitate the country’s transformation into a digital economy. By providing NITDA’s selected learners with access to world-class educational content from top universities and industry leaders – including Yale, Meta, Google, and IBM – […]

Project Management Institute’s Africa Conference 2022 ends on a high note, attracts key stakeholders.

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for project professionals, hosted over 300 delegates from 20 African countries at its recently concluded PMI Africa Conference 2022. The 2-day conference took place at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos and saw key stakeholders discuss the evolving nature of project management, the project economy, the impact […]

Stakeholders at PMI Africa Conference Call for Collaboration, Inclusion and Diversity To Boost a Sustainable Future for Africa

Experts and stakeholders in the project management ecosystem have said that diversity, inclusion and collaboration are some of Africa’s leading catalysts for economic growth. This was the highlight of the first day of the 2022 Project Management Institute (PMI) Africa Conference currently being held in Lagos. Connecting ideas, peoples and projects.” The three-day event will […]

The Pandemic: A Catalyst For Tech Discovery And Work Enthusiasm. By Melody Ayokunnu

As the world continues to evolve digitally, it’s no surprise that the pandemic has fast-tracked some new technology systems.   Although the “Work From Home” system should probably have been universally accepted as a result of technological advancement, it’s surprising how the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay safe by staying at home without a […]